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San Juan Backcountry

Silverton, CO 81433
+1 800-494-8687
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Exciting ATV

We arrived half an hour late by bus but Brent at San Juan had everything ready to go so our group... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
DSDCPA
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Bedford, Indiana
Memories to last a lifetime

My wife and I just took a 1 week vacation up in the San Juan mountains and booked an afternoon... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Dan R
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Summer: Rent a Jeep, ATV, Dirt Bike, Street Bike or a Mountain Bike OR take a guided tour on an ATV or in one of our open-top 4x4 Suburbans and we will take you to the best and most spectacular places in the San Juans, one of America's most pristine wilderness areas. Winter: Come ride with us starting at Molas Lake Campground on a snowmobile tour that you will never forget! On the perfect day you will arrive up at almost 13k feet, on top of the Grand Turk, where purgatory looks like just a hop skip and jump away! Or come rent skis, snowboards, sleds or ice skate at Kendall mountain and enjoy all the powder we have to offer! Best rates in Sw Colorado!
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  • Very good9%
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  • Terrible8%
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Silverton, CO 81433
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+1 800-494-8687
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

We arrived half an hour late by bus but Brent at San Juan had everything ready to go so our group of seven was able to enjoy the total experience and catch the train back at 2:30 pm. The ATV ride was exciting going on...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I just took a 1 week vacation up in the San Juan mountains and booked an afternoon off-road adventure with S.J.B. My wife has never been up to Colorado, and I thought that this would be a perfect way for her to...More

Thank Dan R
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This was my first time to rent a 4 wheel vehicle of any kind. My wife and I chose a jeep Rubicon and it performed flawlessly, almost. Low tire on the jeep we had required us swapping to a different one, but this is where...More

Thank Terry A
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Easy rental and great jeep for exploring the area. Stop in, they will be extremely helpful and nice. If you dont want a jeep to go out on your own, they have other atvs for rent.

Thank Carie W
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

From the reservation process until the end of our trip… San Juan Backcountry was amazing. Alicia at the desk was very helpful and knowledgeable. We did a half day UTV guided tour with Brent. We saw, Como Lake, Hurricane Pass, California Pass, Animas Forks Ghost...More

Thank Denise W
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Four of us took the 4x4 Suburban for an afternoon tour of the mining area. Mark was a wealth of information. There were supposed to be 6 people but the other couple didn't show up even though we did wait about 15 minutes. Mark made...More

Thank DesertGirl28
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Thanks to Michael Constantine & all the staff at SJ Backcountry for giving us an adventure we will not soon forget! We had a great time and saw amazing country. Michael was professional & a true adventurer. Thanks for great trip.

Thank knightwatcher
Reviewed 24 August 2017

There are plenty of alternative jeep and tour companies in Silverton so don't use this one. The people were nice enough although a bit disconcerting.to have a 10-year-old (I asked her her age) to handle the credit card transaction. Not sure how VISA or Mastercard...More

Thank Greg T
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We had a part of four using a double ATV and a side by side. The equipment is well used but in all fairness it was safe and maintained and not run in "ideal" conditions. Brent was a great guide and took great care of...More

Thank Jeffrey K
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We did a 4x4 Surburban guided tour with Mark. The Suburban was vintage 1978 but it was perfect for what we were doing. When we met up with Mark, he asked where we wanted to go but since we didn't know the area, we let...More

Thank LEM1164
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Dalton l
16 September 2017|
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Response from Dave H | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend going on one of their guided tours. We went on an all day trip with this company to and from Lake City from City (went over Engineer pass going to then Cinnamon pass on return in early June. The guides... More
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$100-$300
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